iatrogenic disease

Summary

Summary: Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by the patient during the course of treatment.

Top Publications

  1. doi Incidence and prevention of iatrogenic urethral injuries
    Carol Kashefi
    Division of Urology, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Urol 179:2254-7; discussion 2257-8. 2008
  2. pmc The Canadian Adverse Events Study: the incidence of adverse events among hospital patients in Canada
    G Ross Baker
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building Room 2031, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    CMAJ 170:1678-86. 2004
  3. pmc Health-care-associated infection in Africa: a systematic review
    Sepideh Bagheri Nejad
    Clean Care is Safer Care, World Health Organization Patient Safety, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 89:757-65. 2011
  4. doi Incidence of adverse events related to health care in Spain: results of the Spanish National Study of Adverse Events
    J M Aranaz-Andrés
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Teaching Hospital of Sant Joan d Alacant, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1022-9. 2008
  5. pmc Impact of patient communication problems on the risk of preventable adverse events in acute care settings
    Gillian Bartlett
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 178:1555-62. 2008
  6. ncbi Refractory ulcerative colitis and iatrogenic colorectal Kaposi's sarcoma
    C M Girelli
    First Division of Internal Medicine, Service of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Hospital of Busto Arsizio, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:170-4. 2009
  7. ncbi Colonoscopic perforations: a review of 30,366 patients
    T H Lüning
    Department of Surgery, Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 21:994-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of an iatrogenic perforation of the colon by using endoloop
    Carla Celestino
    The Latin American OMGE OMED Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Training Center Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:653-4. 2006
  9. doi Quality of life after iatrogenic bile duct injury: a case control study
    Aisling M Hogan
    St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg 249:292-5. 2009
  10. doi Aristolochic acid nephropathy: Harbinger of a global iatrogenic disease
    Arthur P Grollman
    Laboratory of Chemical Biology, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 54:1-7. 2013

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  1. doi Incidence and prevention of iatrogenic urethral injuries
    Carol Kashefi
    Division of Urology, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Urol 179:2254-7; discussion 2257-8. 2008
    ..We studied the incidence and mechanism of iatrogenic urinary catheter injuries occurring in adult male inpatients at a single institution. We also designed and implemented an intervention to prevent these injuries...
  2. pmc The Canadian Adverse Events Study: the incidence of adverse events among hospital patients in Canada
    G Ross Baker
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building Room 2031, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    CMAJ 170:1678-86. 2004
    ..AEs are unintended injuries or complications resulting in death, disability or prolonged hospital stay that arise from health care management. We estimated the incidence of AEs among patients in Canadian acute care hospitals...
  3. pmc Health-care-associated infection in Africa: a systematic review
    Sepideh Bagheri Nejad
    Clean Care is Safer Care, World Health Organization Patient Safety, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 89:757-65. 2011
    ..To assess the epidemiology of endemic health-care-associated infection (HAI) in Africa...
  4. doi Incidence of adverse events related to health care in Spain: results of the Spanish National Study of Adverse Events
    J M Aranaz-Andrés
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Teaching Hospital of Sant Joan d Alacant, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1022-9. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence and incidence density of adverse events (AEs) in Spanish hospitals (including the pre-hospitalisation period)...
  5. pmc Impact of patient communication problems on the risk of preventable adverse events in acute care settings
    Gillian Bartlett
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 178:1555-62. 2008
    ..Language barriers and disabilities that affect communication have been shown to decrease quality of care. We sought to assess whether communication problems are associated with an increased risk of preventable adverse events...
  6. ncbi Refractory ulcerative colitis and iatrogenic colorectal Kaposi's sarcoma
    C M Girelli
    First Division of Internal Medicine, Service of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Hospital of Busto Arsizio, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:170-4. 2009
    ..Kaposi's sarcoma developed after starting glucocorticosteroid therapy, supporting the theory that colorectal Kaposi's sarcoma associated with ulcerative colitis is iatrogenic...
  7. ncbi Colonoscopic perforations: a review of 30,366 patients
    T H Lüning
    Department of Surgery, Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 21:994-7. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine perforation frequency and the management of endoscopic colonoscopic perforation...
  8. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of an iatrogenic perforation of the colon by using endoloop
    Carla Celestino
    The Latin American OMGE OMED Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Training Center Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:653-4. 2006
  9. doi Quality of life after iatrogenic bile duct injury: a case control study
    Aisling M Hogan
    St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Surg 249:292-5. 2009
    ..To compare quality of life (QOL) of patients following iatrogenic bile duct injuries (BDI) to matched controls...
  10. doi Aristolochic acid nephropathy: Harbinger of a global iatrogenic disease
    Arthur P Grollman
    Laboratory of Chemical Biology, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 54:1-7. 2013
    ....
  11. ncbi Bilateral keratectasia after unilateral laser in situ keratomileusis: a retrospective diagnosis of ectatic corneal disorder
    Jim C Wang
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Fontana, California 92335, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:2015-8. 2003
    ..A retrospective diagnosis of ectatic corneal disorder was made in a patient who had no obvious findings of corneal pathology prior to LASIK...
  12. doi Incidence and preventability of adverse events requiring intensive care admission: a systematic review
    Annemie Vlayen
    Hasselt University, Faculty of Medicine, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:485-97. 2012
    ....
  13. doi Long-term effects of iatrogenic bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    Björn Törnqvist
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1013-8; quiz 915. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to study survival, factors influencing survival, and causes of death after iatrogenic reconstructed bile duct injury in a large population-based Swedish cohort...
  14. doi Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 22 years after human growth hormone therapy: clinical and radiological features
    M Furtner
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:229-31. 2008
  15. ncbi Latrogenic keratectasia following laser in situ keratomileusis
    Leopoldo Spadea
    University of L Aquila, Italy
    J Refract Surg 18:475-80. 2002
    ..To evaluate keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for high myopia...
  16. pmc Iatrogenic disease in the elderly: risk factors, consequences, and prevention
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Interv Aging 6:77-82. 2011
    The epidemiology of iatrogenic disease in the elderly has not been extensively reported...
  17. doi Endoscopic therapy for esophageal perforation or anastomotic leak with a self-expandable metallic stent
    Jessica M Leers
    Department of General, Visceral and Cancer Surgery, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937, Koln, Germany
    Surg Endosc 23:2258-62. 2009
    ..Therapeutic options are surgical repair or resection or conservative management with cessation of oral intake and antibiotic therapy. We evaluated an alternative approach that uses self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS)...
  18. ncbi Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals I: occurrence and impact
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U271. 2002
    ..To assess the occurrence and impact of adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals...
  19. ncbi [Incidence of adverse events in hospitals. A retrospective study of medical records]
    T Schiøler
    DSI Institut for Sundhedsvaesen
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:5370-8. 2001
    ..So far no similar study has been performed in Denmark. In order to determine whether foreign findings could be generalised to Danish health care, a pilot study on adverse events was carried out in Danish acute care hospitals...
  20. pmc Incidence and types of preventable adverse events in elderly patients: population based review of medical records
    E J Thomas
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Section for Clinical Epidemiology, 6431 Fannin MSB 1 122, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMJ 320:741-4. 2000
    ..To determine the incidence and types of preventable adverse events in elderly patients...
  21. ncbi Laparoscopic biliary injury: more than a learning curve problem
    J A Windsor
    Surgical Skills Training Centre, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Surg 68:186-9. 1998
    ....
  22. ncbi [Non-surgical therapy of iatrogenic false aneurysms]
    G Görge
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum Saarbrücken, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:36-40. 2003
    ..In patients with large haematomas, ongoing bleeding, damage of the native vessel, compression of arteries, veins or neurological deficits, or with infections, early surgical repair is still the treatment of choice...
  23. ncbi Esophageal stent placement for the treatment of iatrogenic intrathoracic esophageal perforation
    Richard K Freeman
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2003-7; discussion 2007-8. 2007
    ..This investigation summarizes our experiences treating iatrogenic intrathoracic perforations of the esophagus using an occlusive removable esophageal stent...
  24. ncbi The Critical Care Safety Study: The incidence and nature of adverse events and serious medical errors in intensive care
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1694-700. 2005
    ..We sought to study the incidence and nature of adverse events and serious errors in the critical care setting...
  25. ncbi Iatrogenic keratoconus as a complication of radial keratotomy
    Saad Shaikh
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:553-5. 2002
    ..Microscopic examination of the corneal button showed findings consistent with keratoconus. This case represents the first documented incidence of corneal ectasia as a complication of primary RK...
  26. ncbi Adverse events and preventable adverse events in children
    Donna Woods
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 339 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Pediatrics 115:155-60. 2005
    ..Patient safety has been recognized as an important problem in health care. However, knowledge about adverse events and preventable adverse events in children is relatively limited...
  27. pmc Redesigning Medicare inpatient PPS to adjust payment for post-admission complications
    Richard F Averill
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, CT 06492, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:83-93. 2006
    ..Based on the redesigned IPPS, the increase in Medicare payments due to post-admission complications was reduced by more than one billion dollars annually...
  28. doi Iatrogenic events contributing to ICU admission: a prospective study
    Emmanuelle Mercier
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Universite Francois Rabelais, Hopital Bretonneau, CHRU, 37044, Tours Cedex 9, France
    Intensive Care Med 36:1033-7. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence, risk factors, severity, and preventability of iatrogenic events (IEs) as a cause of intensive care unit (ICU) admission...
  29. ncbi Treatment of perforation in the healthy esophagus: analysis of 12 cases
    Vittorio Bresadola
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Udine, Udine, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:135-40. 2008
    ..Perforation of the esophagus still carries high morbidity and mortality rates, and there is no gold standard for the surgical treatment of choice...
  30. doi Iatrogenic esophageal perforation in children
    Jeffrey W Gander
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Morgan Stanley Children s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:395-401. 2009
    ..Mortality rates have been reported between 20 and 28% with delays in diagnosis and treatment appearing to be most strongly correlated with poor outcomes...
  31. doi The use of isotonic fluid as maintenance therapy prevents iatrogenic hyponatremia in pediatrics: a randomized, controlled open study
    P Alvarez Montañana
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:589-97. 2008
    ..We primarily intend to determine whether the use of isotonic fluids prevents hyponatremia and, secondly, whether these fluids increase the incidence of adverse events...
  32. doi Posterior wall capture and resultant common femoral occlusion complicating StarClose access closure
    Patrick A Stone
    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:469-71. 2008
    ..We provide objective observations from the rescue surgical intervention and discuss potential mechanisms of device failure...
  33. doi Iatrogenic injuries leading to suspicion of homicide
    Saurabh Chattopadhyay
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical College Kolkata, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:447-9. 2008
    ..The suspicion was further strengthened by the lack of proper documentation and inappropriate/improper use of terminology of medicolegal significance...
  34. ncbi New method for the objective evaluation of injury to the lingual nerve after operation on third molars
    T Renton
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Mary s College, University of London, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Whitechapel, London E1 2AD, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:238-45. 2005
    ..The first gave an estimate of the probability of defining major malfunction of the nerve objectively; the second gave a linear measurement that allowed recovery of the nerve to be followed...
  35. ncbi Predicting susceptibility and incubation time of human-to-human transmission of vCJD
    M T Bishop
    National CJD Surveillance Unit, Bryan Matthews Building, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet Neurol 5:393-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to model iatrogenic spread to enable a comparison of transmission efficiencies of vCJD and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and an assessment of the effect of the codon-129 polymorphism on human susceptibility...
  36. ncbi Prevalence of iatrogenic admissions to the Departments of Medicine/Cardiology/ Pulmonology in a 1,250 bed general hospital
    R Atiqi
    Department of Medicine, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, Netherlands
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 48:517-24. 2010
    ..We reassessed the prevalence of iatrogenic admissions in a study of internists. Iatrogenic disease was defined as adverse drug reactions according to the World Health Organization Definition and ..
  37. ncbi Adverse drug events in the elderly
    Kathrin M Cresswell
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Br Med Bull 83:259-74. 2007
    Increasing recognition of the burden associated with iatrogenic disease has led to international interest into how best to promote patient safety...
  38. ncbi Clinical features and diagnosis of dura mater graft associated Creutzfeldt Jakob disease
    M Noguchi-Shinohara
    Department of Neurology and Neurobiology of Aging, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Takara machi, Kanazawa, Japan
    Neurology 69:360-7. 2007
    ..A subset of patients with dura mater graft-associated Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (dCJD) demonstrates atypical clinical features and plaque formation in the brain (plaque type)...
  39. doi Avoidable iatrogenic complications of urethral catheterization and inadequate intern training in a tertiary-care teaching hospital
    Arun Z Thomas
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Beaumont Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BJU Int 104:1109-12. 2009
    ....
  40. doi Use of self-expandable metal stents for the treatment of esophageal perforations and anastomotic leaks
    P Salminen
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 23:1526-30. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the role of covered SEMS for the management of esophageal perforations and anastomotic leaks...
  41. ncbi Esophageal perforation: principles of diagnosis and surgical management
    Markus Huber-Lang
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Ulm Medical School, Germany
    Surg Today 36:332-40. 2006
    ..Esophageal perforation (EP) is still associated with a high mortality rate, even after surgical repair. We reviewed 17 cases of EP to evaluate the management of this major surgical problem...
  42. pmc Adverse Drug Reactions in Elderly People: A substantial cause of preventable illness
    Jerry Avorn
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    BMJ 336:956-7. 2008
  43. ncbi Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: the waning of an era
    Paul Brown
    Neurology 67:389-93. 2006
    ..acquired form of CJD (variant CJD due to infection with the agent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy), iatrogenic disease seems to have reached its high water mark during the 1990s...
  44. doi Repair of esophageal perforation due to anterior cervical spine instrumentation
    Ryan L Kau
    Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:739-42. 2010
    ..Postoperatively, both patients had no evidence of persistent perforation and had resolution of preoperative symptoms...
  45. ncbi Endoscopic clips for closing esophageal perforations: case report and pooled analysis
    Mohammed A Qadeer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:605-11. 2007
    ..Acute and chronic esophageal perforations have traditionally been treated with surgery or a conservative approach. Recently, endoscopic repair has been reported in some case reports...
  46. ncbi [Malposition of epidural catheter: an 8-year retrospective analysis on an incident reporting system at an urban university hospital]
    Yoriko Date
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo 113 8519
    Masui 59:1224-7. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi [Nursing iatrogenic events in hospitalized elderly patients]
    Jussara Carvalho dos Santos
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 43:810-7. 2009
    ..The findings suggest the importance of creating ways to encourage nursing professionals to accurately report iatrogenic events, as well as creating wards specifically for the elderly population...
  48. doi Opioids, iatrogenic harm and disclosure of medical error
    Craig D Blinderman
    Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:309-13. 2010
    ..Palliative care specialists have a unique responsibility to provide guidance and establish a standard of care that clinicians should adhere to. Prevention of harm in dying patients should be a priority in the hospital setting...
  49. pmc Is acute respiratory distress syndrome an iatrogenic disease?
    Jesus Villar
    Crit Care 14:120. 2010
    ..We examine these interesting results after providing a brief historical perspective and discuss the limitations and implications of the study...
  50. doi Oesophageal perforations in Iceland: a whole population study on incidence, aetiology and surgical outcome
    H Vidarsdottir
    Department of Surgery, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:476-80. 2010
    ..In this retrospective, nationwide study, the results of oesophageal perforation are reported for a well defined cohort, with special emphasis on the incidence, aetiology and results of surgical treatment...
  51. ncbi From ventilator-induced lung injury to physician-induced lung injury: why the reluctance to use small tidal volumes?
    J Villar
    Hospital Universitario N S de Candelaria, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 48:267-71. 2004
  52. ncbi Surgical treatment and outcome of iatrogenic bile duct lesions after cholecystectomy and the impact of different clinical classification systems
    H Bektas
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, D 30625 Hanover, Germany
    Br J Surg 94:1119-27. 2007
    ..Different injury patterns of iatrogenic bile duct lesions after cholecystectomy have prompted the proposal of several different clinical classification systems. The aim of this study was to validate these systems comparatively...
  53. ncbi Laparoscopic extravesical ureteral reimplantation for iatrogenic distal ureteral stricture
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:1380-6. 2009
    ..The authors describe their experience with laparoscopic extravesical neoureterocystostomy for iatrogenic distal ureteral stricture using a transperitoneal intracorporeal freehand suturing technique...
  54. doi Current concepts in the management of esophageal perforations: a twenty-seven year Canadian experience
    Pankaj Bhatia
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:209-15. 2011
    ..Perforation of the esophagus remains a challenging clinical problem...
  55. ncbi Prevention of common bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Zhi Bing Ou
    Chongqing Key Laboratory of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400010, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 8:414-7. 2009
    ..We analyzed the factors contributing to a record of zero CBD injuries in 10 000 consecutive LCs...
  56. ncbi Finite element analysis of the human mandible to assess the effect of removing an impacted third molar
    Attila Szucs
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Can Dent Assoc 76:a72. 2010
    ..The aim was to analyze the effects of removing various amounts of bone around an impacted mandibular third molar and to predict the possibility of iatrogenic fracture...
  57. ncbi Paresis acquired in the intensive care unit: a prospective multicenter study
    Bernard De Jonghe
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, centre hospitalier de Poissy Saint Germain en Laye, 10 rue du Champ Gaillard, 78300 Poissy, France
    JAMA 288:2859-67. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi The effect of concomitant vascular disruption in patients with iatrogenic biliary injuries
    Orhan Bilge
    Hepatopancreatobiliary Unit, Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:265-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate treatment results in iatrogenic biliary injuries with concomitant vascular injuries...
  59. ncbi Preventable adverse events in infants hospitalized with bronchiolitis
    Sarah C McBride
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 116:603-8. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence of preventable adverse events (AEs) and near misses (NMs) among infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis at a pediatric tertiary care hospital and the impact of these errors on hospital length of stay (LOS)...
  60. ncbi Omeprazole may be superior to famotidine in the management of iatrogenic ulcer after endoscopic mucosal resection: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    B D Ye
    Department of Internal Medicine and Liver Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:837-43. 2006
    ..However, the relative merits of proton pump inhibitor or histamine(2)-receptor antagonist for endoscopic mucosal resection-induced ulcers are not known...
  61. ncbi Changing patterns of traumatic bile duct injuries: a review of forty years experience
    Zhi Qiang Huang
    Research Institute of General Surgery, The General Hospital of Chinese PLA, Beijing 100853, China
    World J Gastroenterol 8:5-12. 2002
    ..To summarize the experiences of treating bile duct injuries in 40 years of clinical practice...
  62. ncbi Iatrogenic peritoneal adenomyoma after laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy and uterine morcellation
    Olivier Donnez
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Department of Gynecology, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 86:1511-2. 2006
    ..Histologic examination confirmed smooth muscle hyperplasia infiltrated by numerous endometrial glands (adenomyosis)...
  63. ncbi Predictors of survival in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
    M Pocchiari
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences Rome, Italy
    Brain 127:2348-59. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi Mortality from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and related disorders in Europe, Australia, and Canada
    A Ladogana
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences ISS, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 64:1586-91. 2005
    ..In 1997, the study was extended to Australia, Austria, Canada, Spain, and Switzerland...
  65. ncbi Endovascular covered stent for management of arterial pseudoaneurysms after central venous access
    Sumit Kapadia
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:99-102. 2007
  66. ncbi Iatrogenic bile duct injury: the scourge of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    K Slater
    Hepatobiliary Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:83-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to review a tertiary referral unit's experience of bile duct injuries induced by LC...
  67. ncbi Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction
    M Kubin
    Bayer AG, Pharma Research Centre, Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Impot Res 15:63-71. 2003
    ....
  68. ncbi Distribution of codon 129 genotype in human growth hormone-treated CJD patients in France and the UK
    Jean Philippe Brandel
    National Reference Centre of Iatrogenic CJD, Salpetriere Hospital, 75651 Cedex 13, Paris, France
    Lancet 362:128-30. 2003
    ..There is no evident explanation for this different distribution, which might be due to infection with different strains of prion in human growth hormone...
  69. ncbi Development of severe hyponatraemia in hospitalized patients: treatment-related risk factors and inadequate management
    Ewout J Hoorn
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:70-6. 2006
    ..Although hyponatraemia [plasma sodium (PNa)<136 mmol/l] frequently develops in hospital, risk factors for hospital-acquired hyponatraemia remain unclear...
  70. doi Iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysms--a review of current methods of diagnosis and treatment
    F Ahmad
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK
    Clin Radiol 63:1310-6. 2008
    ..Awareness of pseudoaneurysm formation and the treatment options allows prompt diagnosis and successful treatment...
  71. ncbi Femoral pseudoaneurysm due to diagnostic or interventional angiographic procedures
    Onder Demirbas
    Department of Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, Sani Konukoglu Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Angiology 56:553-6. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi Incidence and types of adverse events and negligent care in Utah and Colorado
    E J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 38:261-71. 2000
    ..The generalizability of these findings is unknown and has been questioned by other studies...
  73. ncbi Iatrogenic bile duct injury: a population-based study of 152 776 cholecystectomies in the Swedish Inpatient Registry
    Anne Waage
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, 14186 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Surg 141:1207-13. 2006
    ..The incidence of BDI at cholecystectomy may have increased after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  74. doi Long-term outcome of iatrogenic gas embolism
    Jacques Bessereau
    General Intensive Care Unit, Hyperbaric Centre, Raymond Poincaré Hospital AP HP, University of Versailles SQY UniverSud Paris, 104 boulevard Raymond Poincaré, 92380, Garches, France
    Intensive Care Med 36:1180-7. 2010
    ..To establish the incidence and long-term prognosis of iatrogenic gas embolism...
  75. doi Endovascular treatment of complications of femoral arterial access
    Dimitrios Tsetis
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Medical School of Crete, PO Box 1352, Stavrakia, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:457-68. 2010
    ..Balloon angioplasty and CDT can occasionally be used to treat stenoses and occlusions complicating the use of percutaneous closure devices...
  76. ncbi HBO and gas embolism
    Eri Fukaya
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Res 29:142-5. 2007
    ..In this article, we will review the pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of gas embolism...
  77. pmc The impact of adverse events in the intensive care unit on hospital mortality and length of stay
    Alan J Forster
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:259. 2008
    ..We performed this study to measure the independent influence of intensive care unit (ICU) based AEs on in-hospital mortality and hospital length of stay...
  78. ncbi [Postoperative iatrogenic left coronaroventricular fistula. Demonstration by color two-dimensional Doppler]
    A Marek
    , CHRU Sud, Amiens
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 84:419-23. 1991
    ....
  79. ncbi [Long-term results of endoscopic treatment of biliary stenosis from laparoscopic cholecystectomy]
    G D De Palma
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, Geriatria Oncologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva Diagnostica ed Operativa, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:669-72. 2002
    ..The outcome of endoscopic biliary stent insertion for postoperative bile duct stenosis was retrospectively evaluated...
  80. pmc Results of hemivertebrectomy and fusion for symptomatic thoracic disc herniation
    U K Debnath
    The Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Eur Spine J 12:292-9. 2003
    ..This procedure offers improved access to the thoracic disc for an instrumented fusion, which is likely to decrease the risk of iatrogenic injury to the spinal cord...
  81. doi Combined cataract surgery and vitrectomy for vitreous haemorrhage secondary to age-related macular degeneration
    Edward Roufail
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:36-8. 2008
    ..To report on the functional outcome of surgery on patients with concurrent cataract and breakthrough vitreous haemorrhage from age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)...
  82. ncbi Early reoperation for iatrogenic left main stenosis after aortic valve replacement: a perilous situation
    O Chavanon
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street East, Montreal, H1T 1C8, Quebec, Canada
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:256-63. 2002
    ....
  83. ncbi Long-term evaluation of biliary reconstruction after partial resection of segments IV and V in iatrogenic injuries
    Miguel Angel Mercado
    Department of Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:77-82. 2006
    ..Parenchyma removal also allows the free placement of the jejunal limb, without external compression and tension, obtaining a high quality anastomosis with excellent long-term results...
  84. ncbi Intraoperative iatrogenic rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Chi Leung Liu
    Department of Surgery, Centre of Liver Diseases, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 26:348-52. 2002
    ..Extreme care should be taken during mobilization of the tumor, and an alternative operative approach in the presence of a difficult hepatic resection of a large HCC may be required to avoid the complication...
  85. ncbi [Intra- and perioperative complications in the stabilization of per- and subtrochanteric femoral fractures by means of PFN]
    W Werner-Tutschku
    Unfallchirurgische Abteilung, AKH Wels, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 105:881-5. 2002
    ..The "Z-effect" seen in 5 cases (7,1%) and the "cut-out" of the sliding-hip-screw in 6 cases (8,6%) were the most frequent complications. The main reason was a bad primary reposition in varus with a CCD-Angle less than 125 degrees...
  86. ncbi [Injuries of carotid arteries]
    A T Dorobisz
    Department of Vascular, General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
    Zentralbl Chir 129:18-20. 2004
    ..We present 43 cases of carotid injuries operated upon as emergency service (in the majority outside of our hospital). The number of postoperative surgical and neurological complications was moderate...
  87. ncbi [Iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms of the peripheral arteries]
    Raoul Borioni
    UO Chirurgia Vascolare, Aurelia Hospital, Roma
    Chir Ital 60:103-11. 2008
    ..Therefore, any surgical treatment should be performed with strict adherence to sound vascular surgical principles...
  88. ncbi Iatrogenic ruptures of the tracheobronchial tree
    H S Hofmann
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, E Grube Str 40, 06097 Halle, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:649-52. 2002
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the reasons, the subsequent therapy and the outcome of patients with tracheal rupture, who were admitted to our hospital...
  89. ncbi [Reconstruction-arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint iatrogenic bone defects]
    A Rochwerger
    Service de Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologique, Hopital de la Conception, 147, boulevard Baille, 13005 Marseille
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 88:501-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine what parameters contribute to minimizing these postoperative risks...
  90. ncbi Treatment of an iatrogenic vertebral artery laceration with the Symbiot self expandable covered stent
    Vasilios Katsaridis
    Neurosurgical Department, G Papanikolaou General Hospital, 15, Papanikolaou Avenue, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:512-5. 2007
    ..The newer self expandable covered stents seem promising in the treatment of vertebral artery injury...
  91. ncbi Iatrogenic intestinal injury concomitant to iatrogenic bile duct injury: the second component
    Miguel Angel Mercado
    Department of Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Curr Surg 61:380-5. 2004
    ..We analyzed the concomitant intestinal complications in 251 patients with iatrogenic biliary injuries reconstructed over this 12-year period...
  92. ncbi Voluntary and involuntary ligature of the bile duct in iatrogenic injuries: a nonadvisable approach
    Miguel Angel Mercado
    Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 15, Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1029-32. 2008
    ..Considering that we are a national referral center for such injuries, we decided to analyze our cases of voluntary and involuntary duct ligation after iatrogenic bile duct injury...
  93. ncbi Bile duct injuries related to misplacement of "T tubes"
    Miguel Angel Mercado
    Department of Surgery, Instituto Nacioonal de Ciencias Médicas y Nutición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico, D F
    Ann Hepatol 5:44-8. 2006
    ..Inadequate placement of the T tube, long term stay and technical difficulties that can affect the outcome, can lead to an injury that usually requires a biliodigestive reconstruction...
  94. ncbi Reoperative surgery for postcholecystectomy bile duct injuries
    Adarsh Chaudhary
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gobind Ballabh Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Dig Surg 19:22-7. 2002
    ....
  95. doi A case of poststernotomy pseudoaneurysm of the left internal thoracic artery
    Andrea Blasio
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, S Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:433-334. 2008
  96. ncbi Vascular injuries associated with elective orthopedic procedures
    Jeffrey S Wilson
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:641-4. 2003
    ..Despite arterial repair/bypass, limb morbidity is common and related to preexisting occlusive disease or extent of arterial thrombosis...
  97. doi Use of Grotenhuis perforator in endoscopic third ventriculostomy and cyst fenestration
    A Darbar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:126-9. 2008
    ..No basilar artery injury or other serious complications occurred in patients who underwent E3 V or cyst fenestration using the Grotenhuis perforator...
  98. ncbi Clinical analysis of patients with iatrogenic bile duct injury
    Wei liang Yang
    Department of General Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150086, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 5:283-5. 2006
    ..The main cause of iatrogenic bile duct injury is misidentification of the common bile duct as the cystic duct. In this article, we summarize the experience in the treatment of 112 patients with iatrogenic bile duct injury...
  99. ncbi Diaphragmatic repair and/or reconstruction during upper abdominal urological laparoscopy
    Monish Aron
    Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 178:2444-50. 2007
    ..We present our experience with and the technique of laparoscopic mesh reconstruction or suture repair of intentional resection or intraoperative injury of the diaphragm...
  100. ncbi Biliary tract injury during cholecystectomy: a retrospective descriptive review of clinical features, treatment and outcome
    W M M de Silva
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 51:132-6. 2006
  101. doi Preoperative disease severity at sites of subsequent skull base defects after endoscopic sinus surgery
    John M DelGaudio
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:321-4. 2008
    ..We evaluated preoperative computed tomography (CT) scans to determine the degree of mucosal disease present at the site of subsequent SB defects caused by ESS...

Research Grants54

  1. Role of CYP2J2 in Xenobiotic Induced QT-prolongation
    RHEEM ANGELA TOTAH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The research described in this proposal aims at understanding the mechanism of an iatrogenic disease. Sometimes ingesting certain drugs or chemicals in food interferes with the endogenous function of an enzyme,..
  2. PROTEINASE INHIBITOR FOR HEREDITARY ANGIOEDEMA THERAPY
    Robert Mandle; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..4) A recombinant source of material provides a more defined product with reduced risk of iatrogenic disease compared with current therapy with the plasma derived product...
  3. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A potentially beneficial improvements in preservation solutions are identified they will be tested in whole isolated livers and by transplantation in the rat. ..
  4. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
  5. LEARN (Leveraging Existing Assessments of Risk Now) for Pediatric Patient Safety
    Donna Woods; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Enhancement of antimicrobics by electrical current
    Robin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This novel but simple resistance reversing strategy may generalize to a wide variety of antimicrobics and microorganisms and a wide variety of biofilm-associated human infections. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY-MEDSTAR CENTER FOR CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The planning process will be led by a committee of faculty members who are leaders in translational research and clinical research training at the member institutions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Cholesterol and Sphingolipid Perturbation of Membrane Traffic in Human Disease
    Andrew H Limper; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The following studies will examine the role of these lipids in exacerbating the symptoms of Cystic fibrosis and will be used in developing new therapeutic approaches for this disease. ..
  9. NEONATAL BILIRUBIN NEUROTOXICITY AND P-GLYCOPROTEIN
    Jon Watchko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health Records
    David Bates; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Dissemination of the results of this work should speed efforts toward the establishment of a national health information infrastructure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Improving Safety and Quality with Outpatient Order Entry
    Tejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the diversity of practices, these findings will be generalizable to other organizations and will speed the adoption of these systems. ..
  12. Measuring the Value of Romote ICU Monitoring
    Eric Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] 4. To measure changes in healthcare provider attitudes about teamwork and safety climate after implementation of the tele-ICU. [unreadable] ..
  13. Aftercare for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This award will allow the applicant protected time to pursue quality mentoring of future clinical investigators while conducting clinical research that will optimize long-term scientific contributions of both the mentor and trainees. ..
  14. NHLBI Respiration Biology Research Training Grant
    Andrew Limper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Candidate are committed to a minimum of two, but preferably three or more years of full time research. A wide range of didactic courses is available to complement the intensive laboratory experience. ..
  15. Surgical Management of Facial Nerve Injury
    Theresa Hadlock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The academic environment is one of complete dedication to advancing both biomedical science and patient care through careful study and diligent investigation, and of support for the mentored investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. THE CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS OF PHARMACY ADHERENCE INFORMATION FOR DIABETES CONTROL
    Keoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Analyses will control for cluster randomization effects. The introduction of sustainable medication adherence monitoring in clinical practice holds great potential to improve health outcomes among patients with diabetes. ..
  17. HYPONATREMIA-INDUCED OSTEOPOROSIS
    Joseph G Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  18. Control of the Pneumocystis carinii Life Cycle
    Andrew Limper; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Detection of Biofilm Bacteria using GloBac
    Robin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The goal of the proposed studies is to develop a rapid test for detection of bacteria on artificial joints that can be used in the operating room to diagnose infected artificial joints. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE ASTHMA ADHERENCE
    Keoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Innate Immunity
    Craig Lilly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Galectin-3 and Expression of the Asthma Phenotype
    Craig Lilly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will provide new insights into the complex role of lectins and their ligands in allergic diseases. ..
  23. Immune Response to Clostridium difficile
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These specific aims are designed to advance further our knowledge of the immunobiology of C. difficile toxin-induced diarrhea and the mechanisms of immune protection in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Psychosocial outcome after chemical incidents
    Lisa Page; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., presence of an odour and media coverage) and other social factors. Multi level modeling will be used to assess the relative importance of these diverse factors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Neurology Outcomes Research:Clinical Trials/ Training
    Robert Holloway; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Dr. Holloway's position within the Departments of Neurology and Community and Preventive Medicine, and the Rochester Clinical Research Curriculum will ensure the recruitment of highly qualified trainees. ..
  26. Telerobotic Minimally Invasive ASD Repair
    Jeremy Cannon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The initial experiments will be done with an open chest model and subsequently a port access procedure will be developed. ..
  27. PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATION TO SUSTAINED HYPO-OSMOLALITY
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies should lead to an elucidation of the cellular mechanisms underlying one of the most basic and intriguing unanswered question about clinically hyponatremic disorders. ..
  28. Uptake of Fluoroquinolones and Tetracyclines by Gingiva
    John Walters; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Strategies that optimize the uptake and distribution of antimicrobial agents should enhance the elimination of invasive pathogens from the periodontium and other types of mucosa. ..
  29. DETERMINANTS OF HEPATITIS C & E MORBIDITY IN EGYPT
    George Strickland; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI GASTRITIS
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Identifying H.pylori virulence factors which modulate host immune and inflammatory responses and determining their mechanisms of action are key to targeting new management strategies for this highly prevalent pathogen. ..
  31. GENETICS VARIATION IN 5LO PRODUCT PRODUCTION
    Craig Lilly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. HIGH ENERGY IONS AND GENOMIC INSTABILITY
    Eric Hall; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  33. RADIOTHERAPY EFFECTS ON BRAIN FUNCTIONING IN ADULTS
    CAROL ARMSTRONG; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They will gather pilot data on the sensitivity of MTI to radiation effects in 37 cases during the early and late delayed periods. Standard brain regions, tumor sites and specific regions will be examined. ..
  34. DETERMINANTS OF HEPATITIS C & E MORBIDITY IN EGYPT
    George Strickland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. MOLECULAR STAGING AND SCREENING OF LUNG CANCER
    Steven Ahrendt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Completion of the proposed mentored training period will provide the candidate with an excellent foundation for pursuing his long-term goals in academic surgical oncology. ..
  36. Truth Telling in Oncology
    Lisa Lehmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Based on our analysis of the process and content of communication we will develop and pilot interventions to improve the process of information giving and decision-making in oncology. ..
  37. PANDAS and Strep Infection: Are they Linked?
    Roger Kurlan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Disproving the PANDAS hypothesis would prevent the use of expensive and potentially dangerous therapies (e.g., plasma exchange, immune globulin, antibiotics) that have been proposed for PANDAS patients. ..
  38. MECHANISMS OF LEUKOCYTE RECRUITMENT IN IBD
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..An in-depth, mechanistic understanding of the regulation of ENA-78 gene expression in human enterocytes may lead to novel therapeutic approaches to IBD. ..
  39. BRAIN OXYTOCIN AND ETHANOL EFFECT ON INGESTIVE BEHAVIOR
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  40. Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISH
    Michael Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: The study results have the potential to significantly improve the accurate diagnosis of biliary strictures. Earlier and more definitive diagnosis will translate into improved treatment options. ..
  41. Novel Strategies Targeting Acute Exacerbation of COPD
    Richard Albert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will, at the same time, also provide information regarding the pathobiology of COPD exacerbations. ..
  42. Infection Risk of Urinary Collection Strategies
    Sanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
  43. HUMAN RETROVIRUS-5 AND ARTHRITIS
    Robin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Identification of a specific infectious agent associated with these arthritides would potentially allo for the development of preventive strategies such as vaccination and novel therapeutic approaches. ..
  44. Mechanism of Endotoxin's Effect On Allergy Risk
    Keoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It is the hoped that understanding the mechanism of endotoxin's effect will establish new targets for the prevention of allergies. ..
  45. T lymphocyte growth regulation by prointerleukin-16
    Kevin Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such an environment maximizes the potential for the principle investigator to establish a scientific niche from which an academic career can be constructed. ..
  46. Aggressive Periodontitis and Formylpeptide Receptor SNPs
    John Walters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. MECHANISMS OF CHEMOKINE EXPRESSION IN ASTHMA
    Craig Lilly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work will lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms by which eotaxin and the CCR3 receptor contribute to the asthamtic diathesis. ..
  48. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
  49. Treating Agitation/Psychosis in Dementia/Parkinsonism
    Roger Kurlan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide important information regarding the optimal treatment of psychosis and agitation for patients with the commonly encountered combination of primary dementia and parkinsonism. ..
  50. Using Barcode Technology to Improve Medication Safety
    Tejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The applicant believes that this study will advance the national patient safety agenda and significantly impact the way medication is delivered by hospitals in the future. ..
  51. MAINTENANCE OF TREATMENT GAINS IN ADOLESCENTS WITH ARD
    Yifrah Kaminer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., frequency, quantity) of relapse and related negative consequences, and improve overall functioning of the participants. ..
  52. Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician Entry
    David Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..